Heirloom Tomatoes: Are They The Best For Your Garden?

Shannon Carmody of Seed Savers Exchange, Decorah, IA, is a fan of heirloom tomatoes.  She likes the stories connected to many of the heirloom tomatoes and the information about where the seed was grown earlier.  

2 thoughts on “Heirloom Tomatoes: Are They The Best For Your Garden?

  1. Paul Theroux said that exquisite tastes of heirloom tomatoes are derived from gardeners’ selection records of as early as 1544 in Europe. That means that the search for the tastiest tomato has continued nearly 500 years. New Yorker Magazine, November 2011.

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